Get Free Tech Books!
Join the DZone Review Team to share your opinion and expertise through published book reviews and Refcardz review discussions. You'll get free tech books and early access to Refcardz.
This book provides a comfortable way to quickly learn how to use Flex 3 and ActionScript 3 together with Java. The author uses step-by-step instructions rather than overwhelmingly heavy theory.
This book offers a good basis for beginners in Flex 3 and ActionScript 3. Coverage includes
how to work with Flex Builder 3 in terms of configuration, use, and debugging. There is also concrete information about BlazeDS.
Here is the Table of Contents so that you can see what's included:
This book's teaching approach is well done, covering practically from scratch the most important topics needed in order to quickly learn how to use Flex 3 and ActionScript 3 together with Java. You will learn many components in both representations like MXML and AS (ActionScript) complete with valuable images about the manipulation and edition of your code through Flex Builder 3, including its configuration, use, and debugging.
Each chapter includes concrete and well-explained theory; a amount of complete and snippet code for Java, MXML, AS, CSS; easy step-by-step instructions to follow; images to give a better idea about what you should expect if you execute some application and also how to complete the idea about the manipulation or use of Flex Builder 3. This book even covers some third-party tools.
What I liked:
What I disliked:
If you want to see more details on the summaries of each chapter in this book, read my longer review.
(Note: Opinions expressed in this article and its replies are the opinions of their respective authors and not those of DZone, Inc.)